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Three Generations

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Dr. Otto Schmidt, left, poses with his mother-in-law, Catherine Seipp, and his daughter Alma on the lawn in front of the main house at Black Point. Cather...

Date: 1974-07-11 

Description: Alma Schmidt Petersen, wearing a summer dress and flower lei, stands at a long table on the dining porch of the main house at Black Point Estate surrounded...

Date: 1930 

Description: Ten students sitting at their desks in the classroom at Bay Hill School. Their teacher, Alice Holloway, stands at the back holding a book. Blackboards cove...

Date: 1927 ca.

Description: The Petersen brothers, from far left William Otto, Conrad Schmidt, and Edward William, with an unidentified boy (probably a cousin) pose in front of a smal...

Photograph

Ernst Schmidt

Date: 1916-07-03 

Description: Ernst Conrad Schmidt (1893-1977) skips the "Water Witch" off the shore of Geneva Lake near Black Point Estate. There is a larger boat in the background nea...

Photograph

Race Judges

Date: 1925-08 

Description: The judges for the 1925 Inland Lake Yachting Association Regatta held at Lake Geneva are shown aboard Commodore Colonel William Nelson Pelouze's steamer "F...

Date: 1953-06-13 

Description: Claire Chapin, granddaughter of Clara Seipp Bartholomay, with her husband, William Frederick Carr, on their wedding day at Black Point Estate. Geneva Lake...

Photograph

Reynolds' Farm Yard

Date:  date unknown

Description: Marjorie Quinney and Henry and Howard Reynolds stand in front of the Reynold's family farmhouse with two horses and a dog.

Date: 1918 

Description: Three couples posed on a sidewalk in front of a Luick Ice Cream sign. An ice cream parlor is in the background. One man is wearing a sailor's uniform.

Photograph

Alma Schmidt

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Alma Schmidt poses seated outdoors wearing a light summer dress. Her face is in profile.

Postcard

Lake Geneva

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of a steamboat landing on Lake Geneva. A group of women are gathered on the shore.

Date: 1948 

Description: Margaret McGuire, Alice in Dairyland, playing tennis outdoors at Whitewater State University in her Physical Education class. She is wearing a skirt, midri...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A young man in the foreground, possibly Ernst Schmidt, stands looking out at sailboats on Geneva Lake. In the foreground on the left a woman is on a sailbo...

Date: 1903 

Description: Floyd and Marjorie Quinney playing in the yard at the Old Place. Floyd has a small wagon and Marjorie stands by a chair. Possibly taken by a traveling ph...

Photograph

The Senta

Date: 1915-09-05 

Description: View across water towards the Senta, owned and skipped by Dr. Otto Schmidt, on Lake Geneva near the Lake Geneva Yacht Club just before the start of...

Date: 1918 

Description: Three couples posed in and in front of an automobile, and another man standing next to the car on the left. Trees are in the background.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Delavan's Circus Colony Historic Marker

Date: 1963-08-09 

Description: Gordon Yadon, a member of the Mabie Brothers circus tent, and Mary Lou Lawrence, aerialist and trapeze artist, reading the historical marker documenting De...

Photograph

Elsa Seipp Madlener

Date: 1955 

Description: A handwritten note describes this portrait as: "Aunt Elsa in her summer house "The Lindens" when she was eighty years old." She is wearing a print dress an...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Small steam yacht decorated with pennants on Lake Geneva. A small group is at the front of the yacht. Shoreline with boathouses and dwellings can be seen i...

Date: 1932-06-28 

Description: J.C. Nisbet (center), an editor of Hoard's Dairyman magazine, addresses a crowd of men, women and children at the Walworth County 4-H Club Picnic at...

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